Category Archives: Nancy’s News

#NJASL17

I’m looking forward to meeting super-terrific New Jersey library media specialists at the NJ Association of School Librarians Conference, Friday November 17.  (Long Branch) I’ll be in the “alley” signing books, and talking about my forthcoming titles and school visits! … Continue reading

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My Books

Here’s a HANDY LIST OF MY BOOKS  that are out now and those forthcoming!              

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Is It Winter Yet?

Guess who just returned from the Land of Fire and Ice?! Travel is super-important to me, and unusual places often inspire “cool” ideas and settings. But … well … here’s the thing: I’m writing Something is Bugging Samantha Hansen now … Continue reading

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Quick School Visit Announcement

I really value my time with the kiddos, and want my energy level to be 100% for every assembly, so here’s my news: Regarding full-day author visits to schools, I’m completely booked from mid-February through Read Across America Week in … Continue reading

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New Picture Book News!

Next fall (2018), Albert Whitman & Co. will publish my fourth picture book–First Snow! Talitha Shipman is the illustrator. Please visit her site to get a peek at her lovely work: Here’s a little about the book: Perky faces. Scrambling … Continue reading

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One School, One Book

Woodbury Heights Elementary School has chosen Just One Thing! for their One School, One Book initiative. That means that every 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grader will receive my book, read it, and talk about it! How cool is that?! … Continue reading

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An Award for JUST ONE THING!

Just One Thing!  is a 2016 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Gold Award Winner! Order this book today from your favorite bookstore!

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Happy Summer!

It’s summer, a favorite time of year for me!! While I’ll miss visiting schools and presenting at conferences in other parts of the U.S., I’m happily situated at the shore working the library’s “circ” desk and chatting up all kinds … Continue reading

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Thank You, Pennsylvania School Librarians

This spring I presented my Write Away! workshop to 50 PA school librarians (www.psla.org). Because my watch had stopped, I exploded into the conference room–beach ball in hand–five minutes late, and thought I was doomed to receive poor remarks on … Continue reading

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I LOVE Libraries!

Libraries are very awesome places! Not only can you find your favorite book, movie, CD or video game, but also art classes, story times, computers, printers, maker space places, book clubs and … in the case of the Cape May … Continue reading

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